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Health Sciences postdoctoral fellowships


The Health Sciences Career Development Programme offers postdoctoral fellowships to outstanding Health Sciences graduates who have recently completed a degree at doctoral level.

These postdoctoral fellowships are usually available each year, with calls for applications in May and November.

How to apply for a Health Sciences postdoctoral fellowship

Two Health Sciences Career Development Programme postdoctoral fellowships are available in our May 2017 funding round:

  1. Read the May 2017 guidelines (PDF 810 KB)
  2. Complete the May 2017 Application Form (Microsoft Word 100 KB)
  3. Read the postdoctoral fellow conditions of employment (PDF 80 KB)
  4. Apply via the Dean of the School, or HOD, where you wish to hold the fellowship

The next expected round after May 2017, is November 2017.

Other postdoctoral fellowships

Health Sciences doctoral graduates can also apply for a Rutherford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship.

The Rutherford Foundation is a charitable trust set up to provide support for the spectrum of PhD education, to postdoctoral research, and early career development.

The following Rutherford Fellowships are available:

Other Postdoctoral Fellowships are available from charitable organisations such as:

Please contact your Research Adviser for full details.